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Athlete of the Week: Burlingame's Jonathan Engelmann
When asked in a postgame interview last week about what is Burlingame senior Jonathan Engelmann’s best tool, manager Shawn Scott had a simple answer: “the person.” Engelmann is a coach’s dream. He’s a bright and sensible ballplayer who goes about his business and plays the game right. Yet...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Serra makes a late surge
After stumbling out of the gate, the Serra baseball team is now on a roll in West Catholic Athletic League play. The team is reinserting itself into the league championship discussion, a loss to Valley Christian Saturday notwithstanding. After starting league play 0-3, the Padres have won four of t...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Carlmont tennis into PAL finals
Midway through the first set of Monday’s boys’ tennis playoff opener, Carlmont No. 1 single Thomas Reznik carefully surveyed the surrounding courts. All three of the Scots’ doubles teams were winning; but all four of their singles teams were losing. That was when Reznik found ano...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Jordan Ganim throws no-hitter as Mills blanks Harker
Jordan Ganim had been building momentum towards Monday’s start all season. Mills’ senior ace threw three previous three-hitters, but Monday against Harker he outdid even those gems. Ganim fired a no-hitter in the Vikings’ 9-0 home win to remain undefeated in Peninsula Athletic League Lake Div...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Honor roll: The week's best performances by San Mateo County prep stars
Marquis Adkins, Mills track and field. The senior three-sport standout emerged in the boys’ triple jump Saturday at the Pacific Grove Rotary Invitational. He took first place in the event as the only competitor to clear the 40-foot plateau with a jump of 40 feet, 1 inch. He also tied for first pla...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
Warriors trying to stay sharp during downtime
OAKLAND — If the Golden State Warriors are worried about a week off disrupting their rhythm, they sure have a strange way of showing it. Coach Steve Kerr played golf as soon as he got back to the Bay Area. Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and several assistant coaches watched the Santa Cruz Warriors...
By Antonio Gonzalez The Associated Press FULL STORY
Joc Pederson’s blast leads Dodgers over Giants
LOS ANGELES — Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. Pederson’s homer came in the sixth inning against George Kontos, ...
By Joe Resnick The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Josh Hamilton traded back to Texas after troubled stint with Angels
ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse. Less than halfway through a $125 million, five-year contract, Hamilton was traded Monday by the Angels to ...
By Stephen Hawkins The Associated Press FULL STORY
Lowrie, Castro homer to pace Astros to fourth straight win
SAN DIEGO — Colby Rasmus homered and drove in three runs as the surprising Houston Astros beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 Monday night for their fourth straight victory. Jed Lowrie and Jason Castro also homered for the AL West leaders, who have won nine of 10. Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI do...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Pablo Sandoval homers in Red Sox win
BOSTON — Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight day for Boston, hitting a solo shot before leaving the game with a sore neck. He also had a two-run single. Th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Blazers down Grizzlies to stave off elimination
PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Memphis led by as many as 10 points in the fourth quarter, but Portland rallied to deny the Grizzlies their first-ev...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Capitals eliminate Islanders
WASHINGTON — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Kuznetsov, a rookie, scored the sort of a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Lightning 5, Red Wings 2
DETROIT — Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance, and the Lightning forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series. Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another goal in the second to give the Lightning a 3-0 lead. Tomas Tatar scor...
FULL STORY
 
Manny Pacquiao and Roach determined to solve Mayweather puzzle
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing. How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr., a fighter whose perfect career is built on being nearly impossible to touch? Pacquiao and Roach will reveal their ...
By Greg Beacham The Associated Press FULL STORY
A new format, plenty of golf for all, at Match Play
SAN FRANCISCO — Rory McIlroy arrived at Harding Park on Monday knowing he will be at the Match Play Championship at least through Friday. So will the rest of the 64-man field. In a format change to avoid the single elimination that often sent the stars home early, the Cadillac Match Play Champio...
By Doug Ferguson The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
What’s on tap
TUESDAY Baseball Riordan at Serra, Half Moon Bay at Aragon, Woodside at San Mateo, Hillsdale at King’s Academy, El Camino at South City, 4 p.m. College baseball Nor Cal playoffs, De Anza at Skyline, 2 p.m Softball St. Ignatius at Notre Dame-Belmont, Burlingame at Aragon, Capuchino at Hillsda...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Fast food chain Chipotle announced it would eliminate all GMO food in its products. How important is that to you?

It's a nice step, appreciated
It's still fast food
Don't care about GMOs
Seems like a publicity stunt
Wish others would follow suit

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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